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11/07 Ashish
Director at Antrors HR Solutions

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AVP/Senior Manager - Procurement Platform Services - Ariba/Coupa Implementation (10-15 yrs)

Gurgaon/Gurugram/Noida/Mumbai/Pune/Bangalore/Chennai Job Code: 1123545

Role : AVP / Senior Manager - Procurement -Platform Services ( Implementation Specialist for Ariba / Coupa)


Location : Gurgaon / Noida / Mumbai / Pune / Bangalore / Chennai

Job Description :

The AVP - Platform Services' responsibilities include providing program management for client engagements, assessing customer needs; managing project plans for Coupa / Ariba; suggesting and utilizing best practices from other client situations; ensuring quality of deployment and any escalations; and ensuring timeliness of delivery and deployment. Along with system optimization, the role includes assessing and delivering change management programs for any change opportunity the client might need.


This position will be expected to use discretion in applying best practices and procedures to resolve issues, demonstrate a broad and thorough understanding and application of technical and/or specialized concepts and knowledge in procurement business process, lifecycle for sourcing, contracts and PO/invoicing.

This role has a need to have a strong background in Ariba / Coupa deployment and Administration.

The Individual will need to respond to RFP/RFQ's and/or participate with Sales team pre-sales. The person will help the APAC practice of Platform Services grow and mature, and provide leadership to the growing APAC team.

Key Responsibilities:

- Act as the best practice lead to client for pre and post deployment programs and projects Optimization

- Supplier Enablement Strategy

- Change Management Strategy and plan creation (Stakeholder mapping/assessments, Communication Plan and Training Plan)

- Procurement Systems (i.e Ariba, Coupa, Jagger) pre and post deployment services and support

- Manage multiple clients and objectives

- Manage a growing team of junior to mid-level resources in a matrix organization

- Support Pre-Sales as a subject matter expert

Work Experience / Educational Qualifications:

- PG / MBA / Graduate with 5-10 years of work experience in operational, procurement management, consulting capacity with 4 or more years of relevant Ariba and/or Coupa and strategic procurement experience

- Prior management experience supervising 5 or more people

- Must have Ariba / Coupa Implementation Experience

- Experience responding to RFP's/RFQ's and working with Sales teams

- Strong leadership skills, including ability to communicate professionally with people at all levels of an organization

- Ability to work independently

- Ability to develop and implement processes across multiple procurement systems

- Excellent problem-solving ability

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills (both internally, with client stakeholders, and the supplier community)

- High degree of administration and deployment proficiency in Ariba / Coupa business modules

- Experience in using different procurement software and ERPs.

- Strong knowledge in Upstream and Downstream product and tools

- Comprehensive knowledge of Change Management

- Creation of communications

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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